Knoxville Domestic Violence Attorney

Aggressive Defense against Domestic Violence Charges in Knoxville

Although domestic violence is not uncommon, it is taken very seriously in our state, with harsh penalties on conviction. If an incident of domestic violence is reported to the authorities, the police will arrest and charge someone, whether or not the alleged victim wants to press charges. A conviction on your record can have a negative impact on the rest of your life. Do not take chances with the outcome of these allegations! You need a seasoned Knoxville domestic violence lawyer to defend you against the charges. Robert R. Kurtz, Attorney at Law, has almost 15 years of experience representing clients in criminal defense matters. He has a 10.0 Superb Avvo Rating, a Martindale-Hubbell® BV Distinguished® Rating, and a track record of impressive case results. He has the knowledge, experience, and dedication to protect your rights and fight for the best results in your case. You can have confidence that Attorney Kurtz is an aggressive advocate. Take advantage of the free case evaluation offered by the firm.

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Dedicated and Experienced Domestic Violence Lawyer in Knoxville

As police are generally not present during domestic violence incidents, they frequently take the word of one person against another, along with any physical evidence of violence. Domestic violence does not only occur between husband and wife. Under state law, a domestic relationship can include:

  • Spouse
  • Former spouse
  • Relation by blood or marriage
  • Girlfriend or boyfriend
  • Partner
  • Roommate
  • Person with whom you have children

There are a number of different criminal charges possible in domestic violence cases, both misdemeanor and felony charges. Penalties may increase or decrease, depending on the severity of the alleged crime and any prior criminal convictions. Consequences of conviction can include:

  • Jail time
  • Fines
  • Restitution
  • Probation
  • Court-ordered rehab or treatment programs

A conviction on your record can have far-reaching negative effects on your future prospects, including employment. You will be prohibited from owning or possessing any firearms. As a dedicated and experienced Knoxville criminal defense lawyer, Attorney Kurtz can thoroughly investigate and aggressively defend your case.

Contact the firm for personalized representation and dedicated domestic violence defense.